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30 Sep 2021
EURACTIV is the leading EU policy media present in 13 European countries. It publishes EU news free of charge and facilitates debates for EU policy professionals in 13 languages. With 2.3 million page views and 783.986 unique visitors per month, EURACTIV is a leading online media on EU affairs. The group gathers approximately 100 people around Brussels and its network of national affiliates. It has four main sources of income: sponsorship, communication package memberships, advertising and public contracts.
 
EURACTIV is looking for two experienced English language news editors for editing and publishing news stories dealing with EU policies and politics, one for the 6am to 2pm shift and the other for the 12 to 8pm duty. The editors, who will be independent contractors, are expected to be based in Brussels, should have several years of experience in dealing with EU affairs and be reasonably familiar with EU sectoral policies like energy, agriculture, health, or digital affairs.
We are looking to fill in the positions as soon as possible, ideally from October.
The editors will have an opportunity to further develop their expertise of EU affairs in a dynamic newsroom, and in contact with journalists from across Europe, while giving their personal touch to EURACTIV’s mission of bringing top notch EU news to Brussels and the national capitals.
 
Requirements:
  • -/+5 years of experience in journalism, including at least one as copy/sub-editor;
  • good knowledge of EU policies, legislation, institutions;
  • native level of written and spoken English, any other EU language is an asset;
  • readiness to work in a dynamic international team in our busy newsroom (currently virtual);
  • ability to multi-task and deliver on time-critical assignments;
  • ability to work with different teams across borders, as part of EURACTIV's network;
  • commitment to factual and linguistic accuracy, details.
     
Contact: 
Please mention in the subject line: Online news editor_First and last name and submit your CV and cover letter to selection@euractiv.com in CC zoran.radosavljevic@euractiv.com .  Please also indicate when you would be available to start.
 
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